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DJI Inspire 2 And X5S Used For Queen’s Speech

DJI Inspire 2 drone and X5S camera, supplied by Heliguy, were used to film aerial scenes at Windsor Castle for the Queen’s Christmas 2019 Speech; The X5S captured stunning visuals and stable footage in heavy wind; Crowded Space Drones was chosen for the job. Director Andrew McQuillan said the shots would not be possible without drone technology; The drone and camera were supplied by DJI Gold Partner Heliguy. Andrew praised Heliguy’s supply and support service, including our industry expertise. A DJI Inspire 2 drone and X5S camera – supplied by... Read More

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Heliguy Wins Place on £8m YPO Drone Framework Contract

DJI Gold Partner Heliguy awarded a major contract with YPO, in conjunction with the Home Office, as part of an £8million national framework agreement; The framework is to supply drones and services to public sector organisations, primarily to blue light clients and the emergency services; Heliguy will provide drones, offer associated services, and carry out repairs and maintenance; YPO contract comes on the back of Heliguy winning a place on a major £2.6m Network Rail framework agreement. DJI Gold Partner Heliguy has been awarded a major contract with YPO, as... Read More

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Enhanced Safety and Better Decision-making – New York Fire Department Benefiting From Drones

Find out how drones are benefiting New York City Fire Department (FDNY); Captain Michael Leo describes drones as a ‘game changer’ – vital for situational awareness, rapid response, and enhanced crew safety; FDNY utilises a fleet of DJI aircraft, including the M210 and Mavic 2 Enterprise Series; UK-based Heliguy interviewed FDNY at DJI AirWorks 2019, as part of our launch into the USA to serve the enterprise and consumer drone market. The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is benefiting from drones – gaining vital situational awareness... Read More

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Global Drone Services Provider Goes Full Stack With Heliguy

Global drone services provider, CG Labs, has signed up to Heliguy’s groundbreaking Full Stack service – which is a similar model to a pay monthly mobile phone contract; CG Labs says the advantage of going Full Stack allows them to reduce upfront costs, access half-price rental, easily and flexibly scale their fleet, benefit from zero CapEx investment, and access ‘the latest technology to keep ahead of the competition’; Heliguy Full Stack gives you access to state-of-the-art equipment and a range of value-added services; CG Labs is utilising DJI drones from... Read More

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Call For Drone Inspections In New York After Architect Death

New York City officials are pushing to legalise the use of drones for building inspections after the death of architect Erica Tishman; DJI shows the M210 RTK drone with the Z30 zoom camera and XT2 thermal camera, which can improve safety, cut costs, and boost efficiency; “I believe using drones to inspect buildings is something that we must embrace for the future,” says Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams; Read case studies of Heliguy clients who have benefited from using the M200 Series drones, the Z30 and the XT2. DJI has... Read More

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Flying A Drone In The Rain: A Guide To IP Ratings

A guide to IP Ratings and how they relate to flying a drone; See our IP Ratings table, and learn what each digit in an IP code represents, and what an X or an M means in an IP Rating; IP Ratings will be part of the syllabus for the A2 Certificate of Competency, as part of European legislation due to start in the UK in the summer; Several DJI aircraft have IP Ratings, including the M200 Series. Understanding IP Ratings and how this affects your drone’s tolerance to the... Read More

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A Year In Drones: Heliguy Review Of 2019

Installing drone defence at Gatwick Airport, winning a place on a £2.6 million Network Rail framework, presented with a DJI Enterprise award, and launching in the USA – 2019 has been a busy year for Heliguy. There’s also been the launch of several products from DJI, including the groundbreaking Mavic Mini drone, the Osmo Action camera, and the M200 Series V2. And the drone industry has had to contend with new regulations and the introduction of a UK registration scheme. In this special blog, Heliguy Insider reviews some of the... Read More

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WATCH: Incredible Drone Footage Of Seal Pup Count

DJI Mavic 2 Pro and DJI Phantom 4 Pro, supplied by Heliguy, used to conduct seal pup count on the Farne Islands; Using drones for the survey is faster, safer, and less stressful for the seals, compared to a traditional foot count; A foot count of a single island may take five-to-six hours, whereas the drone can complete an island survey within about 30 or 40 minutes; Aerial photographer Ritchie Southerton carried out the drone survey. DJI Gold Partner Heliguy is his prefered drone supplier, praising us for our ‘faultless... Read More

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DJI Phantom Drone Series Among Gadgets Of The Decade

The DJI Phantom drone range, sold by Heliguy for almost seven years, has been named as one of the gadgets of the decade by several influential websites, including TIME and The Verge. When the original Phantom was released in January 2013, it was something of a gamechanger for the industry and propelled drones into the mainstream. Since then, this iconic series of white quadcopters has become a firm favourite with hobbyists and commercial users alike. The first two Phantoms didn’t have a camera, while the original didn’t even come with... Read More

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10 Tips For Building A Public Safety Drone Programme

A guide to building a drone programme for public safety operations; Tips include starting small, networking and learning from others, being vocal about your programme, and planning ahead for scaling up; DJI Gold Partner Heliguy supports more than 40 of the UK’s emergency services and we can help you start your drone programme thanks to our vast stock pool, bespoke public safety training, and in-house technical team. Organisations can also take advantage of our innovative Full Stack programme; Drones are key for public safety operations, providing vital situational awareness, helping... Read More